Summer Internship 2022 – Research & Technology (Subsurface/IT)

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The summer internship programme is aimed at students from the second year of their higher education onwards, from technical and non-technical backgrounds. To be eligible, you must be enrolled as a student between September and December 2022 and have work eligibility for the country you are applying for.

You will join us on a six-week hybrid programme - partly physical and partly virtual - designed to give you the experience and skills you need in your studies and future career. Working flexibly, you will split your time between working as part of a team within one of our business areas and delivering a group project with several of your fellow interns. In this period, you will have one-week off from the 18 July to the 22 July 2022.


By joining us, you will be part of a technology powerhouse where we have brought together research, technology, digitalization, and IT to deliver safe and efficient technology, innovative solutions to problems and create new opportunities.  We utilize advanced technologies such as cloud computing, microservice architectures and machine learning to unlock the potential of the vast amounts of data we have within subsurface. We work in cross-disciplinary teams with both digital and subsurface skills and with several open-source projects.Fields within the discipline:

  • Information Technology, Physics, Mathematics 
  • Subsurface (geomodelling, reservoir and production) 
  • Cloud computing, cloud platforms 
  • Optimization, data analytics, data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) 
  • Software development, data science, analytics and visualization 
  • Technology development, qualification, and implementation

By joining our team in research and technology, you will have the opportunity to:   

  • Work in a cross-disciplinary team and learn from competent team members 
  • Develop new technology. You will be working with some of our most urgent needs and exciting projects. Several of them are open-source projects.
  • Solve complex and challenging tasks  
  • Receive relevant training
  • Take part in social events


Key skills and competence in one or more programming languages like Python, JavaScript, Visual Basic, Java, C# or C/C++ are an advantage. 

Your exact assignment will be decided based on our business needs combined with your field of expertise and interests.




Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values of being open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for: 

  • Bachelor, Master’s degree or PhD with a good academic record within STEM
  • Fluent in English and preferably a second working language
  • No more than one year of relevant full-time work experience
  • Completed at least two years of higher education
  • Be a student, enrolled on a higher education institution, between September and December 2022 (Master’s and PhD candidates)
  • The interns need to be located in the country where the internship takes place during its full duration 
  • Candidates must have the necessary work permit for the country in which, and at the time, they are applying for a position. Please note that we do not facilitate work permits for this role. Read more about it in the national authorities’ pages: Norway
  • Extracurricular activities and/or voluntary work is an advantage


Your personal qualities:

  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations 
  • High ethical standards 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Global mindset  
  • Team player with the ability to work and deliver results in a diverse environment 
  • Have a positive attitude to take on new challenges and adapt to dynamic environments 

Equinor is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all candidates who meet the educational and experience requirements, including candidates with disabilities. If you have any specific requirements for any stage in our process, please make this clear in your application, and our team will be happy to support you.  

General information

Please, make sure that you attach the documents below during the application. Note that applications submitted without these attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated:

  • CV/ resume in English
  • Cover letter
  • Transcripts of records (or other documents describing subjects and grades) obtained to this point during your studies in English or Scandinavian language. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript.

To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three roles per country. 

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law. 

For more information visit Equinor's website:


Publisert: 2021-10-13
Type stilling: Praksis/Internship
Frist: 2021-11-02
Oppstart: 2021-10-12
Stillingsprosent: 0%




  • Vestland



Alicja Kalisz

Equinor ASA

As a summer intern at Equinor, you will be joining 20,000 colleagues delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. By 2050, we aim to become a net-zero company and deliver the energy the world needs without contributing to global warming. It’s one of the defining challenges of our time and attracting and developing the brightest minds is critical to our success.